The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 46 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.49% 2.63% 3.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.43% 9.85% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 18
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
177 132 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.10% 26.72% 22.80%
Number of salaries quoted 150 117 140
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,000 £34,950
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Slough region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Slough region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Slough region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (65.00%) SQL
3 24 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (52.50%) MDX
5 20 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (42.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (32.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (32.50%) Windows
10 12 (30.00%) ETL
11 11 (27.50%) Linux
12 10 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
13 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (22.50%) Dashboard Development
14 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (17.50%) IIS
15 7 (17.50%) MySQL
15 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (15.00%) ETL Development
16 6 (15.00%) SaaS
16 6 (15.00%) SLA
16 6 (15.00%) Advertising
16 6 (15.00%) ITIL
17 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
17 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Slough region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.50%) IIS
2 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.50%) Lync
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.50%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) DHCP
1 4 (10.00%) VPN
1 4 (10.00%) DNS
1 4 (10.00%) SAN
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
1 4 (10.00%) VLAN
2 3 (7.50%) SNMP
2 3 (7.50%) LAN
2 3 (7.50%) WAN
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (7.50%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (42.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (17.50%) MySQL
8 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (10.00%) OLTP
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
General
1 13 (32.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (15.00%) Advertising
3 4 (10.00%) Law
4 2 (5.00%) Finance
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Business Developer
4 5 (12.50%) DBA
4 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Team Lead
7 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Report Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Database Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) MDX
2 4 (10.00%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) XML
3 3 (7.50%) XSL
3 3 (7.50%) LAMP
3 3 (7.50%) Ajax
3 3 (7.50%) DHTML
4 1 (2.50%) WCF
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Replication
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Linux
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.50%) Debian
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (30.00%) ETL
4 9 (22.50%) Dashboard Development
5 6 (15.00%) ETL Development
5 6 (15.00%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.50%) Open Source
7 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Management
9 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.50%) Data Management
9 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.50%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.50%) Time Management
9 1 (2.50%) MVC
9 1 (2.50%) Migration
9 1 (2.50%) OO
9 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) SQL
2 24 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.00%) C#
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) PHP
4 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) MCSE
1 2 (5.00%) MCSA
1 2 (5.00%) CCNA
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) Samba
3 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (7.50%) vSphere
3 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.50%) pfSense
5 1 (2.50%) Xen
5 1 (2.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
1 3 (7.50%) Plesk
1 3 (7.50%) cPanel
1 3 (7.50%) Webmin
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Brocade
3 3 (7.50%) ProCurve
3 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
3 3 (7.50%) 3PAR
3 3 (7.50%) HP
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) Tableau
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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